Ithmaar Bank B.S.C. (closed), a Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank, was named Fastest Growing Islamic Fintech Bank at the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) 2019.
The prestigious award was presented by Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) Governor, Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, to Ithmaar Bank Chief Executive Officer, Ahmed Abdul Rahim at a Gala Dinner hosted at the end of the first day of the WIBC.
The WIBC, hosted in strategic partnership with the CBB, brings Islamic banking experts from across the world to Bahrain to discuss key issues and review the latest developments and share insight into current trends. The annual event, now in its twenty-sixth year, is widely recognised as one of the most important events on the global Islamic banking calendar, and provides a valuable opportunity to showcase Bahrain’s contributions to the global Islamic banking industry.